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An exciting opportunity exists to join Softball Canada in the role of Head Coach or Assistant Coach in the Women’s National Team Program. The Coaches will work within the Women’s program in pursuit of Podium results. The upcoming calendar includes the 2022 World Cup and qualifying and playing in the 2023 Pan Am Games and 2024 World Cup. There will be an off-season camp in December, 2021 or January, 2022, with additional activities in May/June, 2022. Please note that there will be a separate, later process for Jr. Women’s National Team Coaches for the 2023-2025 cycle.

To be considered for the position, candidates should possess:

  • International/Elite softball playing and/or coaching experience;
  • Advanced technical knowledge in the areas of Hitting, Pitching, Infield and/or Outfield play;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • The ability to create and foster a harmonious team environment;
  • Availability to travel for extended periods of time domestically and abroad;
  • Proficiency in the use of video analysis software applications (considered an asset);
  • A valid driver’s licence and passport (required).

Bilingualism (French and English) is also considered an asset.

Coaches must be at the Competition – Development Certified level in Softball’s National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) or have the equivalent level of experience and/or are working towards obtaining their Certified status. Coaches must also complete the CAC Safe Sport Training.

Application Deadline: September 19, 2021

All applicants are subject to Softball Canada’s screening process.

Candidates should forward their resumes by email to Softball Canada, attention Women’s National Team Coach Selection Committee at nationalteams@softball.ca. Please note on your application whether you wish to be considered for the Head Coach or Assistant Coach position, or both. The Head Coach position is a part-time position, Assistant Coaches are honoraria based.

Softball Canada is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

*These positions are financially supported by Sport Canada.  We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Softball Canada is the national sport governing body for softball in Canada.